ACC276 Work Integrated Learning in Accounting (8)

In this subject students will explore a range of employability skills which will enhance their future transition to professional life and assist in career planning. Students will undertake a structured learning experience to further develop employment skills. This will provide opportunities for students to consider the professional skills needed within a work environment and to develop the employability skills needed for future career progression.


Session 1 (30)
Bathurst Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ACC276. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Accounting and Finance

Enrolment Restrictions

Available only to Study Centre students enrolled in the Bachelor of Accounting and other students unable to take ACC275, with the approval of the Course Director

Assumed Knowledge

Students should have an understanding of concepts in ACC100 Accounting 1, ACC110 Accounting 2 and ACC200 Accounting Systems.

Subject Relationships

ACC275 Paired Subject
BUS220 Similar content
BUS221 Similar content

Incompatible Subjects

ACC275, BUS220, BUS221

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify relevant work opportunities, prepare effective job applications, and set career goals;
  • be able to communicate effectively in the workplace; and
  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of the obligations of a professional accountant.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Workplace communications, time management and other workplace skills;
  • Preparing and giving presentations;
  • Professionalism and ethics;
  • Teamwork, collaboration and the work environment;
  • Negotiation and assertiveness in the workplace;
  • The interview: preparation, presentation, and feedback;
  • Mappling career development needs; and
  • Linking theory and practice in the work environment.

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ACC276 in Session 2 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Assessment 1: career research report
Assessment 2: mock job application
Assessment 3: professional obligations
Assessment 4: mock job interview

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.